Latest formative assessment Stories

2011-04-13 10:43:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning, Inc.

2011-04-13 06:50:00

SAN ANTONIO, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PCI Education, the number-one provider of resources for students with special needs, announces the launch of Momentum Math® Grade Level Editions, a flexible and targeted mathematics intervention solution for students in grades 6-8.

2011-04-07 15:22:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning (Nasdaq: RLRN) announced today that it has begun the development of an application to enable AR quizzing on mobile devices.

2011-03-30 15:14:00

PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carnegie Learning Math Series, the new research-based core and supplemental middle school curricula, are now available for preview via dynamic online demonstration problems, video walk-throughs, and a text sampling tool.

2011-03-23 08:30:00

MONTEREY, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of Pre K-12 and adult education assessments, and SMART Technologies, Inc.

2011-03-21 09:29:00

MONTEREY, Calif., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, today announced the release of a case study documenting the value of the company's Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution.

2011-03-18 09:00:00

MCLEAN, Va., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the Council of Great City Schools and USA TODAY Unite to Make a Difference Forum, Virginia Secretary of Education Gerard Robinson highlighted the work of four Loudoun County High School students who won top honors in a nationally-recognized, socially-networked, problem-solving game called InterroBang.

2011-03-09 10:08:00

MONTEREY, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, today announced the release of several new technology enhancements to the company's award-winning Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution.

2011-02-17 09:59:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs, announced STAR Enterprise, the enhanced versions of the STAR Reading, STAR Math, and STAR Early Literacy assessments.

2011-02-15 13:11:00

DOVER, N.H., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Measured Progress has received a two-year, $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the development of a teacher evaluation system that combines performance tasks with other measures of student achievement.

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